[Histonet] Breast Fixation with fixatives other than Formalin
AHutton <@t> dh.org
Mon Jan 23 08:55:05 CST 2012
I would really like to know this also, We only use formalin and we have alot of problems with our breast tissue.
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[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu]On Behalf Of Carol
Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 9:48 AM
To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] Breast Fixation with fixatives other than Formalin
Could you please let me know who all is using breast fixatives other
than 10% formalin and what do you do about CAP requirements? I would
also like to get in touch with Dr. Richard Cartun because I think he has
done studies on this for Her2. Our docs will not let us use anything
other than formalin because of CAP regs and the result is a lot of raw
breast tissue. This is even holding the tissue for a couple days.
Any help with this would be appreciated.
Carole Fields, HT (ASCP)
Atlanta, GA 30342
carol.fields <@t> northside.com
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